The World Must Know
The History of the Holocaust as Told in the United States Holocaust Memorial MuseumBook - 2006
Draws on eyewitness accounts, artifacts, and photographs to tell the story of the perpetrators, bystanders, rescuers, and victims of the Holocaust.
This volume uses more than 200 historical photographs and an accessible narrative to document the human stories of the Holocaust. The material presented here is taken from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's extensive collection of artifacts, archives, and eyewitness testimonies. The second edition contains a new section on the Holocaust in Greece. Berenbaum formerly served as director of the Museum's Research Institute. The book is oversize: 9x12". Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Johns Hopkins University Press
"The World Must Know by Michael Berenbaum is a skillfully organized and clearly told account of the German Holocaust that consumed, with unparalleled malevolence, six million Jews and millions of innocent others—Protestants, Catholics, Poles, Russians, Gypsies, the handicapped, and so many others, adults and children. This important book, a vital guide through the unique corridors of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., merits the widest of audiences."—Chaim Potok, author of The Chosen and The Promise
The World Must Know documents the compelling human stories of the Holocaust as told in the renowned permanent exhibition of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. Drawing on the museum's extensive collection of artifacts, archives, and eyewitness testimonies, and augmented with more than two hundred period photographs, this book serves as an enduring reminder of the moral obligations of societies and individuals.
This revised edition is enhanced with new insights and updates based on archival information that had been inaccessible to researchers until after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the Communist regimes of Eastern and Central Europe. It includes new photographs, redrawn charts, a new section on the Holocaust in Greece, an updated bibliography, and a new foreword by the museum director.
Published on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum